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DevonWay Explained (Part 4): Food Analogies

February 21, 2018 | DevonWay

Introducing part four of our article series, DevonWay Explained. If you’ve read this far, chances are you’re pretty hungry. So, we offer details of our adaptability using food analogies. Slice and Dice Data Like a hibachi chef you can slice and dice the data into...

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DevonWay Explained (Part 3): The Kindergarten Teacher

February 16, 2018 | DevonWay

As the 80s begat the 90s, we became a more plugged-in world. Then when the 90s turned into the 2000s, we started unplugging. But whether we were jamming on a walkman, a discman or to the soundtrack from Juwanna Mann, we’ve always had a quest...

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DevonWay Explained (Part 2): 80’s TV Shows

February 7, 2018 | DevonWay

Ease of Use We live in an unbelievable era of technological evolution, and yet it seems we have over-complicated things just because we considered it “advancement.” We’ve got complex systems doing mind-blowing tasks, yet struggling to perform basic functions we were executing decades ago. DevonWay...

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Mobile Apps are Steroids for Regulated Industries (Only Safe)

February 6, 2018 | Chris Moustakas

When put in the hands of field workers, not just executives, the benefits of mobile apps to (especially large and regulated) organizations are many and well understood: Reduced cost and environmental impact from a lessened reliance on paper Instant retrieval and transmittal of information; no...

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DevonWay Explained (Part 1): The Screwdriver Analogy

January 31, 2018 | DevonWay

Tailor-Made Technology Have you ever tried using a flat head screwdriver on a phillips head screw? It works, but it’s not a good fit. It’s not the right fit. It doesn’t give you the leverage you need, and if you try too hard to make...

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DevonWay Explained: A Series of Articles

January 25, 2018 | DevonWay

Over the next few weeks we’ll explain who we are and what we do through a series of articles: Part 1: The Screwdriver Analogy Part 2: 80’s TV Shows Part 3: The Kindergarten Teacher Part 4: Food Analogies Part 5: Impactful Quotes Each article contains...

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The Case For Usage-based Pricing

January 24, 2018 | Matt Sacks

Operational software is most impactful when all employees have the ability to perform certain tasks, such as submit a suggestion or incident report, and when many related processes are integrated in a single, central closed-loop system that is reinforced with robust self-service business intelligence and...

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DevonWay Supplier Training at USA Winter Conference

January 17, 2018 | Chenise Leveriza

USA Winter Conference January 23 – 25, 2018 Opal Sands Resort Clearwater Beach, FL DevonWay is heading to Clearwater Beach, Florida next week for the Utilities Service Alliance Supply Chain Winter Conference! The event is exclusive to USA Supplier-Partners and USA Supply Chain member utilities....

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DevonWay 2018 New Year’s Resolutions

January 2, 2018 | DevonWay

New year, new us. Check out our top 8 new year’s resolutions for 2018! Develop more leaders It’s great for morale, plus we have a credit with the place that prints our business cards, so we need a few fresh batches. Eat more chocolate More...

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Myth vs. Reality: Working the week between Christmas and New Years

December 27, 2017 | DevonWay

Myth: Working the week between Christmas and New Years is a waste of time. Reality: Imagine a utopian universe where your email inbox decreases in size, your phone doesn’t need to be charged because nobody’s calling, and every day is Casual Friday. A world where...

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Top 4 Ways to Own Your Holiday Out of Office Message

December 19, 2017 | DevonWay

1. Brag about your destination. No one honestly likes the Facebook pictures of vacation toes and cocktails co-workers post, so subtlety is key here. “I will be out of the office until January 2nd with no access to email. There is a chance the resort...

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Resources Impact Stress Levels in the Workplace

December 14, 2017 | DevonWay

Ironically, STRESSED spelled backwards is DESSERTS. And here’s something not so sweet to chew on: stress in the workplace is causing an immeasurable amount of lost productivity in all businesses. I feel an ulcer coming on… While certain stressors are inherent across multiple industries (fear...

DevonWay 2018 User Group Spring Summit

2018 User Group Summit Agenda Ready for Observation

December 13, 2017 | Chenise Leveriza

DevonWay User Group Spring Summit May 17 – 18, 2018 OFFSITE Chicago Chicago, IL We’re so excited to announce the details for the 2018 DevonWay User Group Spring Summit! This is not like our typical Continuous Improvement Conference, but a more focused event that will...

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New Document Viewer Feature Enhances UX

December 12, 2017 | Chenise Leveriza

  If you use the attachments feature often, you’ve probably noticed that 1) you have to download the attachment to view it and 2) you have no idea what you’re downloading. Okay maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration – that is, assuming your colleagues...

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DevonWay Attending EHS Today Safety Leadership Conference

November 28, 2017 | Chenise Leveriza

EHS Today Safety Leadership Conference November 28 – 30, 2017 The Hilton Atlanta Atlanta, GA DevonWay is heading to the EHS Today Safety Leadership Conference this week! This is a must attend industry event for environmental, health, and safety professionals to share leadership and safety...

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Top 3 Benefits of Recent Architecture Improvements

November 21, 2017 | DevonWay

  At DevonWay we’re always looking to improve the performance and reliability of our applications. Customers who have migrated to the new architecture now realize these top 3 benefits: 1. Zero-downtime upgrades A new stateless application server design not only means greater resiliency against environmental...

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DevonWay Attending 2nd NEI Nuclear Plant Digitalization Conference

November 8, 2017 | Chenise Leveriza

NEI Nuclear Plant Digitalization Conference November 13 – 14, 2017 The Hilton City Centre Charlotte, NC DevonWay is heading to the 2nd Annual NEI Nuclear Plant Digitalization conference next week! This is a must attend industry event for utilities, contractors, regulators, and thought leaders to...

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DevonWay Exhibiting at the 8th Utah Life Science Summit

November 2, 2017 | Chenise Leveriza

  Utah Life Science Summit November 3, 2017 Grand America Hotel Salt Lake City, UT DevonWay is heading to the 8th Annual Utah Life Science Summit hosted by BioUtah this Friday! We’re excited to network with industry leaders and have the opportunity showcase our configurable...

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4 Benefits of Using a Mobile App for Pre-job Briefs

October 30, 2017 | Chenise Leveriza

  Many pre-job briefing processes are structured as verbal conversations followed by written job safety analyses (JSA). But organizations that simply hand out physical checklists or post signs, instead of conducting their tasks digitally through an app, miss out on four key benefits: Improved quality...